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Dr. Mark Urken, MD is a head & neck surgical oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus in 1981 and specializes in head & neck surgical oncology, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Urken "Dr Mark Urken received his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine after graduating summa cum laude from Williams College. Trained in Otolaryngology head & neck surgery and fellowship trained in microsurgery, Dr Urken was promoted to the rank of Professor in 1994 and served as Chairman of the Dept of Otolaryngology at Mt Sinai from 1995-2004. He is currently Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai and co-director of the Institute of Head and Neck and Thyroid Cancer. He has published over 250 articles, 25 chapters on topics in head and neck as well as thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and 3 textbooks on head and neck reconstruction. Since 2015, Dr Urken has published 46 articles in peer reviewed journals. In addition, he is the founder and medical director of the Thanc foundation. He has developed the Thyroid Cancer Care Collaborative, which is a relational database and disease management tool with over 2000 patients entered and endorsed by AACE and the ATA. He has lectured throughout the world on topics related to head and neck cancer, head and neck reconstruction, thyroid cancer and thyroid surgery. Dr Urken and his multidisciplinary team of dedicated clinicians are internationally renowned for their expertise, innovation, and compassionate care. Patients travel from all portions of the world to seek his care for some of the most challenging clinical problems related to the head and neck. "
This content was provided by Dr. Urken "To provide expert and compassionate care for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck and thyroid gland. To expose patients to a renowned and dedicated team of clinicians from radiation oncology, medical oncology,radiology, pathology, cytology, speech and swallowing therapy, endocrinology who form a unique multidisciplinary group dedicated to providing the highest quality of patient care."